The $3,000,000 Fundamental Physics Prize established by the Milner Foundation has been awarded to Professor Michael Green (together with John Schwarz of California Institute of Technology) for the work he began at Queen Mary in 1984. For full details please see https://fundamentalphysicsprize.org.
Our Postgraduate Open Evening will give you the chance to find out more about the world-class facilities and teaching at Queen Mary, University of London.
Come and discover the many benefits and opportunities you can experience as a Queen Mary postgraduate student.
Prospective masters and research students attending the event will be able to:
School Colloquium series of the School of Physics and Astronomy
Friday, 13th December 2013, 16:30, GO Jones Lecture Theatre
Join us for the School of Physics and Astronomy Undergraduate Virtual Open Day this Wednesday 4th December. This will be the perfect opportunity for you to find out more about our BSc programmes through live web chat with Prof Francesca Di Lodovico, our Director of Admissions and Natasha Chappell, the Student Support Officer; as well as our current students.
The School of Physics and Astronomy at Queen Mary, University of London has been awarded funding for a Postdoctoral Research Assistant position in the CRST.
Our very own Dr David Berman will deliver the keynote lecture for the exhibition “Quantum, A journey through The Standard Model”. The exhibition involves 11 artists who have grappled with the mind-bending ideas behind modern physics with some unexpected outcomes. The exhibition is a visual conversation between the participating artists about The Standard Model of Particle Physics through a diversity of disciplines.
We have started a series of Maths/Physics seminars at the interfaces of theoretical physics with mathematics.
Brian Wecht from the Centre for Research in String Theory will be hosting one of his Story Collider events this week, Thursday 24 October, as part of the Culture Capital Exchange's "Inside Out" Festival. This event is a part of an ongoing outreach project started by Brian a few years ago in New York and features a variety of people telling true stories about their experiences with science.
Nothing succeeds like Success. Or so we’re told. So bombarded are we by stories and images of successful people, products, projects and places that we can actually forget that Failure really does exist.
Today, Tuesday October 8th, the Swedish Royal Academy has announced the 2013 Nobel Prize in Physics and it has been awarded to Prof. Englert and Prof.
CCMMP at Queen Mary are hosting Current Research in Magnetism (CRIM), with support from the Materials Research Institute and the IOP Magnetism Group.
The South East Physics network (SEPnet) and Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) have announced their plans to invest £13.1 million pounds to sustain physics undergraduate and postgraduate teaching provision, and world class research facilities, staff and doctoral training over the five years up to 2018.
This NExT PhD Workshop is the third of a series of Workshops for Graduate students. It is open to NExT Institute staff, PDRAs and students, as well as external participants. It aims to bring people together to present, share and generate new ideas. The topic of this Graduate Workshop is "At the frontier of our knowledge".
Queen Mary, University of London has been named as the best university in London for student experience, according to a survey by the UK’s leading higher education magazine, published on Thursday 25 April. Read more.
Professor Jeremy Kilburn (Vice-Principal for Science and Engineering) and Professor Martin Dove (Director) launched the Materials Research Institute at Queen Mary on Monday the 15th April 2013.
The afternoon consisted of talks from Queen Mary academics and internationally-acclaimed experts, who presented recent developments in the area of materials research.
How did the universe begin -- and how is it expanding? Our visiting academic, Dr Tom Whyntie, shows how cosmologists and particle physicists explore these questions by replicating the heat, energy, and activity of the first few seconds of our universe, from right after the Big Bang.
Queen Mary is organising and hosting the EHPRG51 conference in September this year. This is the annual meeting of the European High Pressure Research Group, which originated in the informal meeting in Harlow in 1963 organised by scientists at Standard Telecommunications Laboratories.
8 March is International Women’s Day, giving us an opportunity to celebrate the impressive achievements of the women in our School, and the recognition the School has received for creating a supportive workplace for both sexes. Today sees the launch of our new Hemera Scholarship that will support a female undergraduate applicant from a family or societal background in which women h
On Wednesday 27 February, ten PhD students from QM competed in the annual Junk the Jargon competition. Junk the Jargon challenges participants to communicate their research topic in an engaging and fun way to a broad audience - in just three minutes.
The School of Physics and Astronomy is pleased to announced that it has been awarded Juno Practitioner status by the Institute of Physics. The aim of Juno is to recognise and reward departments that can demonstrate they have taken action to address the under-representation of women in university physics and to encourage
The PsiStar committee has been working tirelessly on putting together a big celebratory event to recognise the hard work of everyone within the department; undergraduates, postgraduates, and staff alike. As a result we are pleased to announce the inaugural Queen Mary Physics and Astronomy Ball which will take place on 1st March this year at the Ecology Pavilion in Mile End Park (less than a 5 minute walk from campus).
Work carried out by planetary scientists in the Astronomy Unit has been chosen as one of the Top 10 Science Highlights of NASA's Cassini mission in 2012. Nick Attree, Carl Murray, Nick Cooper and Gareth Williams reported their work on trails, or "mini-jets", in Saturn's peculiar F ring in April 2012. The image was taken with Cassini's narrow angle camera just after the spacecraft entered orbit around Saturn on 1 July 2004.
2013 Royal Astronomical Society's Group Achievement Award for Geophysics will be presented to UK MHD Consortium of which QMUL’s Dr David Tsiklauri is a member of.
Dr David Berman has been awarded an STFC grant of £10,000 to support a collaboration with the Millennium Mathematics Project in Cambridge to develop web resources for schools.